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IT dept imposes Rs 7900 crore Penalty on Vodafone For Tax Dues
Current Affairs Headlines of 30th August, 2017

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→ Anil Ambani Group-anchored Indian Commodity Exchange has become the world’s 1st derivatives exchange to launch diamond futures contract.

→ As many as 60,000 govt high school students in Kerala will be taught animation, electronic, hardware & cyber-safety under the ‘Hi School Kuttikootam’ program

→ Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership with Symantec Corporation to protect businesses in India from online threats.

→ European leaders will meet their counterparts from Niger, Chad, and Libya in Paris to discuss ways of stemming economic migration.

→ Following Doklam standoff, Indo Tibetan Border Police has decided to make it compulsory for new recruits to learn Chinese language — both Mandarin & version of the language that is spoken in Tibet.

→ HSBC India’s vice chairman and investment banking head Sunil Sanghai quit British banking giant.

→ India & Germany has signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the Indo-German Energy Program, Green Energy Corridors.

→ India is ranked seventh in the world in a survey of countries that have a positive influence on global affairs

→ India unveiled a new FDI policy framework that for the first time comprises provisions specific to startups.

→ Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services inaugurated Ocean Forecasting System for Comoros, Madagascar & Mozambique.

→ International Atomic Energy Agency’s Low Enriched Uranium Bank is all set to open this week in Kazakhstan.

→ I-T dept imposes Rs 7,900 crore Penalty on Vodafone For Tax Dues.

→ Kenya has imposed world’s toughest laws to reduce plastic pollution, with people selling or using plastic bags at risk of up to 4 years in prison & fines of up to 4m Kenyan shillings.

→ Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan launched the host city logo for Kochi, one of the venues of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

→ Ministry of Textiles has decided to organize Pan India camps in handlooms and handicrafts clusters, under the initiative -Hastkala Sahyog Shivir.

→ Nitasha Biswas, a trans woman who hails from Kolkata, was crowned Miss Trans Queen India 2017, winner of the first beauty pageant for trans women in the country.

→ NITI Aayog launched Ease of Doing Business report based on an Enterprise Survey of 3,500 manufacturing firms across Indian states & UT’s.

→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Xiamen in China to attend the BRICS summit which will be held from September 3-5.

→ Ridesharing app Uber has announced a phased rollout of two new features, namely ‘In-app chat’ and ‘multi-destination’.

→ The Defence Accounts Department, DAD organised its first Synergy Conference on Defence Pensions in New Delhi.

→ Transport Company Uber has finally selected a new CEO of the company- Dara Khosrowshahi.

→ Twitter has launched a media agency program named #TweetToTheTop, dedicated to young media executives.


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